A Guide to the Gregg Family Papers, 1845-1856
In 1818, the Gregg family moved from Illinois to Texas. John W. Gregg (1780-1849) and Katherine Grotts (1786-1837) moved to the site of Sulphur Fork Prairie with their five children, Matilda (b. 1820), Josiah (b. 1823), Sabiah (1823), Samuel (b. 1810), and Louisa. Shortly after their move, their sixth child, Milton was born.
Dimick, Howard T. "Four John Greggs of Texas."Southwestern Historical Quarterly 51 (1948): 333-349.
The Gregg Family Papers, 1845-1856, consist of financial and legal documents, including deeds and receipts, documenting the purchase of land in Red River County, Texas. The deeds pertain to Milton and Samuel Gregg’s acquisition of land in Clarksville with receipts that document their payments.
This collection is open for research use.
Gregg Family Papers, 1845-1856, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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